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Envoy

Object Number: 
2008.47.60
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in. (5.2 x 5.6 x 1 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with black exterior. Identical front and rear covers with name of restaurant in gold lettering on red and blue image of collar with suspended medal bearing gold capital E. White lettering STEAKHOUSE / RESTAURANT / NEW YORK. Saddle printed with telephone number in white. Natural colored interior with black lettering (see transcription in notes).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group